Contemporary/minimalist/transitional front elevation. Adjacent to the Uptown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone and Boulevard Project, Afton Oaks benefits from the massive infrastructure / transportation plan to more fully integrate the Galleria, Uptown Park, Memorial Park Corridor. In our beloved, yet ever more densely populated Inner Loop, Post Oak Boulevard is rapidly taking its place as one of the world’s grand boulevards.
Fantastic cul-de-sac location makes this one of the finest locations in Area 16!
Tree canopy over the graceful cul-de-sac location. The homeowners' association protects and preserves the trees in Afton Oaks.
Two massive oaks line the lot.
The design of the home is responsive to the site; the home is stepped back to accommodate the fine cul-de-sac location and to take advantage of the beautiful oaks.
The large oaks frame the front elevation of the home.
Afton Oaks is centrally located and offers easy access to Greenway Plaza, Texas Medical Center and the cultural institutions of Downtown and the Museum District. AO is also wonderfully convenient to the jogging/biking trails of Memorial Park, Houston's 1500 acre crown jewel, currently undergoing a transformation enhancing its recreational facility and the restoration of its natural ecology.
Banning is 3 blocks from River Oaks District & only slightly farther from Central Market & Highland Village dining/retail. Perhaps most significant to the desirability/livability of the area is the influence of Uptown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone & its focus on facilitating transportation along the Galleria, Uptown Park, Memorial Park corridor. The stunning architectural appointments, computerized light installations & landscape assure Post Oak Boulevard its place as 1 of the world's grand bo
Nearby River Oaks District offers a variety of world class shopping venues and a variety of some of Houston's best restaurants.
The River Oaks District is transforming the nature of mixed-use retail and dining destinations in Houston. The developer has created a premier luxury retail environment in the city, with 250,000 square feet of luxury and boutique retail and dining. The design is rooted in traditional city-block scale, and includes 270 apartments, 100,000 square feet of boutique offices, an upscale dinner theater, and Equinox Fitness Center.
Gorgeous landscapes, stunning architecture, and architectural details like chrome arches, define the general splendor of Post Oak Boulevard and its inviting promenade.
The Boulevard Project will preserve all 6 existing traffic lanes and protected left turns, relocate buses to dedicated express lanes, maintain current traffic signal operations, enhance the pedestrian experience and add 800 live oak trees while preserving existing trees.
The Boulevard Project's Post Oak Promenade project substantially improves transit service in Uptown Houston, with dedicated express bus lanes.
Post Oak Promenade is beneficiary to the Uptown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone, the purpose of which is to facilitate transportation and the integration of The Galleria with Uptown Park and the natural beauty of Memorial Park.
The property benefits from its proximity to the Uptown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone, which is helping to fund projects in nearby Memorial Park. The first phase of the Memorial Park Conservancy's Master Plan, the new Sports Complex opens in 2020. The complex will be a dynamic and vibrant area and will include a multi-use sports field for games like rugby, lacrosse, soccer and other field sports; two ballfields; and four sand volleyball courts as well as associated parking.
Located in the heart of Memorial Park, the Land Bridge and Prairie Restoration Project is a key component of the Master Plan which the Ten-Year Plan will deliver by 2022. The Land Bridge includes two connections over Memorial Drive that reunite the north and south sides of the Park. This “new” parkland will symbolize the triumph of “green” over “gray”, healing the divide cut by Memorial Drive through the middle of this treasured urban wilderness park half a century ago.
Memorial Park Conservancy's Eastern Glades project reclaims 100 acres of largely inaccessible parkland. It opens in 2020. This project significantly expands picnicking meeting a growing demand by families wishing to enjoy the Park; adds new parking and restrooms; extends the Seymour Lieberman Trail to a full 3-mile loop; establishes a 5-acre lake and wetlands; provides trails, boardwalks and opportunities to experience and learn about natural habitat systems; and honors the Park’s military his
Traditional contemporary minimalism at its finest in this transitional brick masterpiece. Located in the coveted 4500 block, this superb residence is framed by ancient oaks on a rarely available cul-de-sac lot in 1 of Houston’s most desirable deed restricted enclaves. Enjoy the luxury of walking to world class dining/shopping of Houston’s exclusive River Oaks District, from the grandly proportioned, casual elegance of this thoughtfully versatile residence w/ sumptuous downstairs master suite & exquisite designer appointments throughout. Grand entry with 22 ft ceiling opens to equally grand open space great room, kitchen & breakfast room. Cook’s island kitchen features: functional pantry w/ 2nd dishwasher; 2nd convection oven, 2nd sink; abundant workspace & open shelf storage. Light filled study and large dining room complete the nearly 3500sqft 1st floor.
Breakfast Room, Family Room, Formal Dining, Gameroom Up, Media, Study/Library, Utility Room in House,
Marble and Quartz
Double Sinks, Primary w/Tub, Vanity Area
En-Suite Bath, Primary Bed - 1st Floor, Walk-In Closet
Kitchen open to Family Room, Pantry, Second Sink, Under Cabinet Lighting, Walk-in Pantry
Central Gas, Zoned
Central Electric, Zoned
Convection Oven, Double Oven
Attic Vents, Digital Program Thermostat, High-Efficiency HVAC, HVAC>13 SEER, Insulated/Low-E windows, Radiant Attic Barrier, Tankless/On-Demand H2O Heater
Elevator Shaft, High Ceiling, Prewired for Alarm System, Refrigerator Included, Wet Bar, Wired for Sound
Public Sewer, Public Water
Front Door Face:
Back Yard, Covered Patio/Deck, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, Patio/Deck, Sprinkler System
Lot Size: 9,100 Lot Sqft./Appraisal District
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